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Pubs and restaurants enjoy strong summer trade

By Chris Druce , 16-Aug-2010

The UK's largest managed pubs and restaurants are enjoying a good summer's trade with sales up in July, according to new research

The Coffer Peach Business Tracker, which monitor's the trading performance of 16 companies including Mitchells & Butlers, Whitbread, Pizza Hut, Punch Pub Co, Gondola and Tragus, reported a like-for-like sales increase of 1.9 per cent in July on last year.


It follows 1.4 per cent life-for-like growth in June. Total sales, which include those from new openings, were ahead 3.3 per cent on June 2009.

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